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colleague, gabrielle giffords of arizona's eighth congressional district. gabe zimmerman served as a cabbie's community outreach director and was perfectly suited for this position as anyone who knew him would tell you. having had the privilege of meeting him several times, i would agree. that's because working as a committee outrage directed marriage to great passions in his life. his desire to help individuals and firm conviction that america's government be open, accessible and responsive to every american to ask any member of congress hear what is on onef the most valuable possessions in her office, and we will tell you it is our community outreach director. these people oriented professionals listen each and every day to the concerns of our constituents, the problems, their suggestions, their complaints in the network to help them. the hours are long gone nights and weekends at home with family or out with friends are often sacrificed to attend community meetings. today, the capital to marry comes together to rightly honor the service and sacrifice of a member of our congressional fami
and friends of gabriel zimmerman, thank you for sharing gabe with all of us and the people of arizona. we gather here today to recognize his commitment to making others' lives better. he would often put in extra hours and was known to pay out of his own pocket for poorer histituents' bus fare.among colleagues, gabe was profoundly well liked. they told me when i visited after the shooting that he was always excited to come to work for a member of congress who he so admired. his co-workers called him prince charming because he was always there for them, always ready to come to their rescue. this public servant, a true missionary of our representative democracy, made the ultimate sacrifice for his country. we gather to name this congressional meeting room the gabriel zimmerman meeting room. this room is frequently used for staff meetings of every variety. the naming of this room came about through the passage of a bipartisan resolution. thismembers as co-sponsors. legisong select pieces of lation to garner such broad support in the house, historically. today, we honor the life of gabriel zim
plaque that you all season. this meeting and is dedicated in memory of gabe zimmerman who was shot and killed serving the people of arizona, while carrying out his duties as an aide to representative gabby giffords. his dedication to community and to the democratic process inspires all of us to help each other as fellow human beings and as citizens of a caring nation. we are honored today to be joined soon by the vice president of the united states. we're especially grateful for the members of congress that are here. gabe's colleagues, friends, and loved ones who'v who have made y possible. with us today are also congresswoman gabby giffords, her husband mark kelly, gabe's parents, emily nottingham and ross zimmerman. and at this time of it like to invite father conway to come up and give the invocation. >> let us pray. lord, god, creator of all, the eternal wisdom, you are the glory of the leaders in the life of the just. your servant, gabe zimmerman, live in a large world, loved his family and his friends, yet chose to serve you by helping many others who serve us in government.
congressional aid gabe zimmerman killed in the tucson shootings in 2011. on the next "washington journal," nbc news senior political editor mark murray looks at the potential political impact of the bombings in boston and what's ahead for congressional action on guns and immigration. ill braniff, director of the anti-terrorism group talks about terrorism. and a report on torture by the united states. "washington journal," live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> the f-35 is the most expensive weapons system in the history of the united states. history of mankind, quite frankly. it is an advanced warplane, a fighter jet that is to be used by the air force, the navy and the marine kerp. it's the replacement for the f-16 for the air force, for a number of other planes for the marines and navy. supposed to be our new, advanced, all-purpose fighter jet. it was a plane that was supposed to be in the skies fighting now. still in development. it's an incredibly troubled program. it's a program that has gone tens of billions of dollars over budget and i burrowed into this program as a way to write about
will be dedicated to gabe zimmerman, congressional aid who died in january 2011 shooting took place many tucson, arizona. gabrielle giffords was also shot in the attack and expected to attend along with her husband, mark kelly. after showing off moves last night, you may have a feeling colby jones is going to survive. he had to keep up with the professional dance couples. it was a danceoff, so to speak. once the couple exited the routine, jones ripped off his jacket, underneath, sporting ravens purple suspenders, jones wowed the judges but this week, they had a little something to say about his foot work. jones had something to say back about . >> great timing, very, very sharp. just one thing, point your feet on the kicks and flicks. >> a little bit flat footed. >> you will never get a nine off me off those feet. >> i love you so much. with big feet. >> the judges gave jones 26 out of 30. that was the third highest score of the night. kelly swoop was in the ballroom during the performance. she got their thoughts on what appears to be a narrowing competition. >> it's tight. you got to step up.
, gabe zimmerman. later, al sharpton's action network annual convention. >> probably the most tragic of all our first ladies. she hated the office. hated it with a passion. ,> they took to the white house they had eight rooms they had to furnish. >> but she spent much of her time writing letters. to her dead son. in her
to another woman. a room on capitol hill is being named for a aide to gabby giffords. gabe zimmerman was killed in the shooting that injured giffords.d giffords and her husband are expected to attend the dedication ceremony thisony afternoon. tony? >> wisdom, thank you very much. >> all right. we have a lot still ahead this hour on fox 5 morning news. mrs. world joins us live in studio to talk about how she'ses working to fight blindness. more on the condition that she e and her children are living with and her push to raise awareness. >> changes in the district. the chancellor tells us how public schools hope to change the experience for students and staff. time now is 9:20. we'll be right back. >> back now on fox 5 morning news. d.c. public schools are making critical investments in the upcoming school year to help improve opportunities for o students andpp educators.cato earlier this morning d.c. public schools chancellor joined us to talk about the so called human capital approach. >> we've had a dogged focus on ensuring that we have the best teachers, principals and support staf
plaque. the plaque honors gabe zimmerman, one of her former aides, who is one of six people killed in the mass shooting in tucson, arizona, back in 2011. giffords was critically injured in that shooting. and resigned from congress last year to focus on her recovery. >>> we are going to check in again with tom kierein for the latest our forecast. he is outside on the storm team 4 weather deck. >> and i have been seeing a few shafts of sunlight coming through. the overcast here this morning. cloud cover is beginning to break up a little bit. patch of blue overhead and sunshine in washington as well. live view from our city camera. and things are greening up quickly as we look at the view from space. this morning we had a lot of cloudiness. cloud cover is beginning to break automatic bit and have a bit of a breeze now. coming in out of the south which is beginning to warm things up. low 70s out of the mountains. upper 70s later this afternoon. well into the 60s elsewhere. and should be in the low 70s around the metro area during the afternoon with a partly sunny sky. and then late ton
, is the opposition in washington even shamable. joining us is emily nottingham. her son, gabe zimmerman, was an aide to gabrielle giffords. he was one of six people killed. with me maya wiley and leah gunn barrett. leah, you were in that room an it was so striking to watch the atmosphere of that room and feel how palpably angry and passionate and loud that room was. what did it feel like to be in there? >> it was very emotional. you know, there's so much support for gun safety legislation, and i could feel the preside of the people from connecticut about what connecticut did last week. >> there was an arc, i feel like, as i thought about the total pin drop sound of grief when the president went to the school right after the massacre to talk to the victims and the victims' families there and what has turned into something from that place of grief to this place of action that we are seeing embodied in the flight of these family members flying down to d.c. today. and you yourself have had that same trajectory. >> that's true. you begin with grief, and that grief doesn't go away. but at some point you'r
to be a dedication for a bust of gabe zimmerman, one of the people who died in the assassination attempt of giffords. he was one of her aides. and so there is a room already dedicated inside the capitol visitor senator, a bust made by a local artist. she will be there already and hoping she can make some remarks while there. >> thank you. >>> next, late details on the explosive ending to that hostage crisis outside atlanta. ywhere these days. tdd: 1-800-345-2550 but there is one source with a wealth of etf knowledge tdd: 1-800-345-2550 all in one place. tdd: 1-800-345-2550 introducing schwab etf onesource.. tdd: 1-800-345-2550 it's one source with the most commission-free etfs. tdd: 1-800-345-2550 one source with etfs from leading providers tdd: 1-800-345-2550 and extensive coverage of major asset classes. tdd: 1-800-345-2550 all brought to you by one firm with tdd: 1-800-345-2550 comprehensive education, tools and personal guidance tdd: 1-800-345-2550 to help you find etfs that may be right for you. tdd: 1-800-345-2550 schwab etf onesource. tdd: 1-800-345-2550 for the most commission-free etfs, tdd
there is going to be a dedication for a bust of gabe zimmerman, one of the people who died in the assassination attempt of giffords. he was one of her aides. and so there is a room already dedicated inside the capitol visitor senator, a bust made by a local artist. she will be there already and hoping she can make some remarks while there. >> thank you. >>> next, late details on the explosive ending to that hostage crisis outside atlanta. . welcome back. nice to see you again! hey! i almost didn't recognize you without the suit. well, this is my weekend suit. weekend getaways just got better. well, enjoy your round! alright, thanks! save a ton on our best available rate when you book early and feel the hamptonality. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. boom. heart attack. the doctor recommends bayer aspirin to keep
will be at the capitol on tuesday with mark kelly to dedicate a room in honor of gabe zimmerman. that's the giffords' aide that was killed in the tucson shooting that injured her. new york city mayor michael bloomberg who ran ads targeting toomey are now running ads in support of him. have the politics of guns changed? yesterday we got an early taste that 68 votes in favor of debate does not mean gun legislation will have an easy time actually making it to the president's desk. >> i'm not going to be with the underlying bill. i don't agree with it. but i agree with the issue. and it ought to be debated. >> the majority of the people in the state think we ought to have this debate, which is why i voted for cloture. i doubt i'll vote for the end product. >> and house speaker john boehner said yesterday in a news conference that he fully expects that the house will act in some way, shape, or form. but could that mean sending a bill to committee? >> i would expect if the senate does move the bill, that i would send it to the judiciary committee for an open hearing and for their deliberations. and i full
into an event to honor former congressional staffer gabe zimmerman, the staffer gunned down in the shooting that also wounded former congressman gabrielle giffords in tucson. that event is going on now. the vice president is speaking right now. as he was heading into that event, we threw a quick question at mr. biden about the events up in boston, what, if anything, he knows about the investigation. and he acknowledged that the government at this point doesn't have any hard information as he called it in this case. here is what he had to say. >> mr. vice president, any comment on what is happening in boston right now? >> we're going to get to the bottom of this. we don't have any hard information yet, but i can assure you we will find out who did it and bring them to justice. >> no sense as to whether this is domestic or foreign-based. >> not yet. >> and you can hear there as the vice president was walking away, the words not yet. he doesn't know yet whether or not the attack up in boston was domestic or foreign-based. but he said what he said just a few moments ago, inside this event, hono
congressional aide, gabe zimmerman. later, al sharpton's action network annual convention. >> probably the most tragic of all our first ladies. she hated the office. hated it with a passion. ,> they took to the white house they had eight rooms they had to furnish. >> but she spent much of her time writing letters. to her dead son. in her great grief she called him, my precious child, i must write to you even though you are never to see it or know it. a very poignant letter written by a grieving mother. >> they were on a train and there was a terrible accident. >> the train ride was very devastating for the family. an axelrod broke on the train and benny did not survive the crash. >> she concluded that this was god's judgment. that the loss of her son was god's punishment. >> the house was too much for her to take care of. i don't think she was interested in housekeeping particularly. she wasn't capable of taking care of a house. >> she was glad to leave the place. >> it was probably the unhappiest of all presidencies. >> evening and welcome to c- span's first lady influence and image. we learn
give towards. that aide gabe zimmerman organized the event in tucson. he and two others were killed. giffords and her husband are a expected to dedicate the room in his honor.s >> time now 18:26 on this tuesday morning. stilltues ahead, patients have everything from minor eardrum type blasts through to really serious limb injuries and some serious head injuries as >> treating battlefield likee wombs in boston emergency rooms. chaos from the streets spilled over to hospitals yesterday. >> coming up our fox medical team will join us live to discuss the variety of injuriesi and yesterday's medical response. we'll be right back. it's 8:26. [ male announcer ] the new malibus are getting a lot of attention at your chevy dealer lately for good reason. like malibu ltz with chevrolet mylink. kbb called it one of the most user-friendly multimedia interfaces on the market. malibu lt with 10 standard airbags, more than fusion or sonata. and malibu ls, offering an epa-estimated 34 mpg highway. ♪ the all-new malibu. right now get this great lease on a 2013 chevy malibu ls for around $16
here in the capitol at a room dedication for gabe zimmerman, we were provided with a very real portrait of a man who was doing what he loved, serving the people of arizona when his life was tragically cut short. i think his father's comments are worth repeating today. ross zimmerman, gabe's father, said -- quote -- "an echo of gabriel will persist perhaps for centuries. it isn't worth the loss, but the echo is good and true. i ask that you and our descendants take inspiration from my son's echo as you conduct the affairs of this congress and the affairs of this nation." another life impacted by those tragic events is that of congresswoman gab reel giffords -- gab reel giffords. her life was inalterably changed that way. congresswoman giffords and her loving husband, captain mark kelly, were goat both with us here in washington today to witness this debate, reflect the determination of the american spirit and are beautiful examples of how good really does triumph over evil. gabby and mark and the countless other examples of heroism and resilience that america witnessed in tucson, you aur
:30 eastern. at 8:30 p.m. the dedication of the gabe zimmerman etg om. he was fatally shot as he rushed the gunman that woundeboss gabrielle sunday 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific, fm london. portions oformer british emierarga thatch -an2, booktv head to loles for "the l.a. times" festival of books. live coverage both days and your questions for authors at the festival. on c-span3, american history tv looks at revolutionary era printing. that is sunday at 7:00 p.m. eastern. . . members of the general public are attending to it's not necessarily evidence of a lack of journalist tick objectivity. i'd like to welcome or c-span and public radio audiences. our luncheons are feet tired on our member produced week he podcasts available on itune and you can follow the action on twitter. after our guess speech concludes we'll have a question and answer period. i'll ask as many questions as time permits. now it's time to introduce our head table guest. briefly as your name is announce seileyeporter for times. sior businessr for nprnd a press clubem rk and sales officer and executive vice president.
:30 p.m., the dedication of the gabe zimmerman meeting room. he was fatally shot as he worked the guckman who wound hissed boss, gabrielle giffords, and from london, portion office former british prime minister margaret thatcher's funeral service. on c-span2 2 this weekend, become tooth heads to los angeles for "los angeles times" festival of book. and on c-span 3, american history tv. looks at revolutionary printing from the american society in massachusetts. sunday at 7:00 p.m. eastern. >> next, japan's economic outlook with the company's deputy prime minister and finance minister. he was at the center for strategic studies in washington, dc the new prime minister, minister,-sinshow has established abe abeonomics. >> i want to say a hearty welcome to a very good friend. aso has been here with us many times in many roles, and he comes now as the finance minister at a time that is a remarkable significance in japan. everyone has heard about the so-called a it's going to require this man to bring the structure in to bring around this transformation. this is a very big deal and
p.m., dedication of the gabe zimmerman meeting room, .ho was fatally wounded primens of former minister margaret thatcher's funeral service. "booktv" heads to los angeles. three, american history tv looks at revolutionary era printing from the american antiquarian society in massachusetts. sunday at 7:00 eastern. s w very bright, very political, which is why she and lincoln got together in the first place. she spoke several languages fluently. she was extremely well-educated. she had all these things going for her. but she had suffered a series of tremendous emotional blows. three of her four children died. the kinds of grief this woman were amazing,ugh but folks demonized her for that, thought she was crazy. we found out she wasn't crazy. mary todd was a very significant person. i hope someday we have a better view of the range of things that influenced her life, not just the tragedy. >> more on mary todd lincoln life monday night at 9:00 eastern on c-span and c-span three, also on c-span radio and anna edney is the bloomberg news fda reporter and is here to talk t
troop numbers. saturday afternoon at 12:30 eastern. the dedication of the gave zimmerman meeting room -- gabe tried tounded as hem. protect his boss, gabrielle giffords. tv heads to los angeles for the "l.a. times" festival of books. -span ree, american history tv looks at revolutionary era printing from the american antiquarian society in massachusetts. >> earlier today secretary of state john kerry and mexican foreign secretary josÉ antonio meade held a press conference at the state department trade they offered -- department. they offered their condolences to the people of boston. >> good morning, everybody. i want to just, say that as a father and grandfather, my thoughts are of course in my hometown right now, boston, where events are still unfolding and the entire city is on lockdown. we are continuing to learn about the attack on monday and the pursuit of justice following it. it is fair to say that this entire week we have been in a pretty direct confrontation with evil.ngrate and thank all of the law enforcement authorities for the extraordinary job that they have been doing
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